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Professor & Education Theorist; Co-Founder & Radical Activist w/ the Weather Underground

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 Bill Ayers Biography

Bill Ayers is an elementary education theorist and a leader in the counterculture movement who opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War. He is best known for his 1960s radical activism and his current work in education reform, curriculum, and instruction.

In 1969, Ayers co-founded the Weather Underground, a self-described communist revolutionary group with the intent to overthrow imperialism, that conducted a campaign of bombing public buildings (including police stations, the US Capitol Building, and the Pentagon) during the 1960s and 1970s in response to US involvement in the Vietnam War.

He is a retired professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, formerly holding the titles of Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar.

Ayers’ articles have appeared in many journals including the Harvard Educational Review, the Journal of Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, Rethinking Schools, The Nation, Educational Leadership, the New York Times and the Cambridge Journal of Education.

He is also the author of a variety of books including Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident, * To Teach: The Journey in Comics, and Race Course: Against White Supremacy*.

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Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto

Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto

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Bill Ayers

Professor & Education Theorist; Co-Founder & Radical Activist w/ the Weather Underground

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Bill Ayers Biography

Bill Ayers is an elementary education theorist and a leader in the counterculture movement who opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War. He is best known for his 1960s radical activism and his current work in education reform, curriculum, and instruction.

In 1969, Ayers co-founded the Weather Underground, a self-described communist revolutionary group with the intent to overthrow imperialism, that conducted a campaign of bombing public buildings (including police stations, the US Capitol Building, and the Pentagon) during the 1960s and 1970s in response to US involvement in the Vietnam War.

He is a retired professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, formerly holding the titles of Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar.

Ayers’ articles have appeared in many journals including the Harvard Educational Review, the Journal of Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, Rethinking Schools, The Nation, Educational Leadership, the New York Times and the Cambridge Journal of Education.

He is also the author of a variety of books including Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident, * To Teach: The Journey in Comics, and Race Course: Against White Supremacy*.

Bill Ayers Videos

  • William Ayers: Education in a Democracy
  • Headline: Author Bill Ayers on the Eighteen Myths of Public Education
  • Bill Ayers: The Call To Teach

Bill Ayers Books

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  • How to book Bill Ayers?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bill Ayers for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Bill Ayers, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bill Ayers or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bill Ayers?

    Booking fees for Bill Ayers, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bill Ayers, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bill Ayers?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bill Ayers for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bill Ayers for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bill Ayers or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bill Ayers or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bill Ayers is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bill Ayers for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Bill Ayers generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Darling-Hammond, Dr. Charlie Miller, Melissa Crum, Dena Simmons and Linda Cliatt-Wayman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bill Ayers for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bill Ayers Speaker Videos

  • William Ayers: Education in a Democracy
    Headline: Author Bill Ayers on the Eighteen Myths of Public Education
  • Bill Ayers: The Call To Teach
    Bill Ayers, "Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto"
  • Bill Ayers interviews "John Dewey"
    Bill Ayers: "I Wrote Dreams From My Father"

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